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Hispanic Internet Resources

Academic bodies

  • ACLAIIR (Advisory Council on Latin American and Iberian Information Resources)
  • Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland: professional body for researchers.
  • Canning House (Hispanic and Luso Brazilian Council, London)
  • Euskaltzaindia: the Academy of the Basque language
  • Institut d'Estudis Catalans: the Academy of the Catalan language and an institute of Catalan studies
  • Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London
  • Instituto Cervantes: promotes Spanish culture; includes Library catalogues
  • Instituto Camões: promotes Portuguese culture
  • REDIAL (Red Europea de Información y Documentación): includes Latin American links for international organisations, regional organisations, EU, UN, search engines, etc.
  • SALALM (Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Materials): largely for librarians and booksellers
  • SLAS (Society for Latin American Studies): SLAS is the principal association in the United Kingdom for those interested in the study of Latin American affairs. Its members include academics, diplomats, journalists, and research analysts from business and non-governmental organisations.

Architecture

  • BRAZIL:
    • Vitruvius: covers architecture in Brazil and elsewhere; includes journal Arquitextos

Archives

  • SPAIN:
    • PARES: Portal de Archivos Españoles (Ministerio de Cultura)
  • PORTUGAL:
    • BAD (Associação Portuguesa de Bibliotecários, Arquivistas e Documentalistas).
  • LATIN AMERICA:
    • H-Net (The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences OnLine, Michigan State University)

Art

Bibliographies

Biography

Bookshops/publishers/ distributors

Current affairs

see Canning House; Embassies; Newspapers

Dictionaries

Economics

Electronic journals

  • LATIN AMERICA:
    • Arara (Art and Architecture of the Americas) (Department of Art History and Theory, University of Essex)
  • BRAZIL:
    • Hispanista: primeira revista eletrônica dos hispanistas do Brasil (Niterói): language, literature, opinion

Electronic texts

Embassies

Film

Gateways

Genealogy

Government and politics

Libraries and library catalogues in the UK

Libraries/archives abroad

Literature

Manuscripts

  • Philobiblon (University of California at Berkeley): Catalogue of medieval Spanish, Catalan, Gallego-Portuguese literary manuscripts

Maps

Newspapers

Newspaper search engines

  • SPAIN:
    • Prensa digital: Selects daily news stories from Spanish online newspapers. Articles can be searched by keyword in headline
  • LATIN AMERICA:

Periodicals

Search engines

Statistics

Telephone directories

Travel

Contact

Hispanic Section
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7569
Fax: +44 (0)20 7412 7784

E-mail: hisp-enquiries@bl.uk